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Liebster Award – answers and nominations



I was nominated a few months ago ( January to be precise) for a Liebster Award by Erin the lovely lady behind the BayArean blog. Last week fierce mama Sovanny from ModeMadison selected me as well. Let me tell you guys that I’m so humbled to be selected by my fellow bloggers, ‘preciate it ladies.

I’m all about blog lovin’ ( see what I did there) and there’s nothing sweeter than fellow bloggers supporting each other in what seems to be such a competitive “sphere’. With that being said, because I never got around to answering Erin’s questions back in January (I procrastinate- pray for me y’all) and received Sovanny’s nomination last week, I’m going to hit two birds with one stone. Meaning I’m going to bend the rules a little.

Please don’t call the Liebster Police on my behind… Just trying to be productive! I will be answering one of each questions posed by the lovely bloggers until I total 11 questions.

The rules are…

1. Post the award proudly on your blog
2. Choose 5 blogs to pass this award on to
3. Notify recipients of their nomination by commenting on their blog
4. Write 11 interesting facts about you + 11 questions for bloggers to answer
5. Answer 11 questions from the blogger who nominated you
6. Link back to the blogger who presented the award to you

Obviously I’m bending the rules here soooo  number 5 is a mish mash of both bloggers.

Let’s do this —

Random Facts about Moi:

1.I’m a morning person.

2.I don’t like cats, they scare me.

3.I was born on September 11th.

4.I learned how to speak English in 1991.

5.I don’t like pettiness.

6.I still get separation anxiety when I have to leave my daughter ( she’s 2 y’all ) LOL

7.I love rice so much I could eat it everyday

8.I hate the color red- unless it’s in lipstick form.

9.I have a very short attention span

10. I can’t cornrow braids ( my poor child).

11.I love gangsta rap ( don’t judge me)

Answers to Questions posed by Erin and Sovanny

Erin – 1. What is the best place you’ve visited and why?

Cayman Islands, the white sandy beaches, clear waters and  beautiful people.

Sovanny – 2. If there was anywhere in the world you could live, where would it be?

Oh wow… Geesh! Somewhere tropical. An island somewhere where my family and I can hang out all day, no winter, no snow no cold. Cayman Islands LOL

Erin- 3. Describe your last relationship in 3 words.

No. Can.Do. Hahaha, been married for 7 years, anything before that is a blur. All the relationships before my hubby are obsolete ;)

Sovanny 4. Who is your favorite fashion designer and why?

I honestly don’t care much for labels. But if I had to choose one it would be Mary Katrantzou.

Erin-5. What is your dream job?

Growing up I wanted to be meteorologist – strange I know. So yeah.. I still low key want to do that (just for a day) hahah.

Sovanny – 6.What is the oldest item in your wardrobe and why can’t you let go of it?

The oldest item is an traditional African outfit that my maternal g-ma sent to me from Africa. She’s since gone to be with the Lord. I hold on to it because it reminds me of her.

Erin- 7. What is your signature style?

A pair of jeans, a tee (preferably a V-neck) and some chucks!

Sovanny 8- Your preference, long hair or short hair.

Short hair! Hello!

Erin- 9. PC or MAC?

PC, DELL to be precise, my husband works in IT and is not a fan of MAC’s. Although I do own an iPAD which he purchased… Soooo yeah LOL

Sovanny – 10. What’s your pet hate /pet peeve?

A huge pet peeve when women compete against each other and can’t genuinely be happy for one another. Yuck! Huge pet peeve.

Erin -11. Where are you typically found on a Friday night?

In my living room with my husband watching Shark Tank and 20/20 (in that order).

Here are my nominees

Simply Lorie

Adventures of a Misfit Librarian

Fashionably Fabulous

A Soulfoul Twist

Whitney Nic James

The Questions

1. Do you watch Reality TV? If so which is your favorite show?

2. Soap or shower gel?

3. What is the last book you read?

4. Your motto for 2014

5. Heels or flats and why?

6. One food you could eat for the rest of your life.

7. Favorite song of all times

8. Last movie you watched at the theatre

9. New York, Chicago or Los Angeles which would you rather live in?

10. Your style crush

11.Which would you rather, dresses or pants?

 liebsterawardUntil next time!